Ponderosa Elementary



Ponderosa Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ponderosa Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 150
1 170
2 147
3 170
4 169
5 174
6 165
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ponderosa Elementary is a public elementary school located in Anaheim, CA in the Anaheim City School District. It enrolls 1,145 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ponderosa Elementary is the 83rd largest public school in California and the 568th largest nationally. It has 26.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,145
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 42.99
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 568th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 83rd out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 4,381st out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 157th out of 6,159

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Ponderosa Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 577
(50%)
9,321
(49%)
 Male 568
(50%)
9,799
(51%)

Ponderosa Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,044
(91%)
16,497
(86%)
 Asian 46
(4%)
1,174
(6%)
 White 22
(2%)
874
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 13
(1%)
105
(1%)
 Two or More 11
(1%)
165
(1%)
 Black 8
(1%)
277
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
28
(0%)

Ponderosa Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 993
(87%)
14,487
(76%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 81
(7%)
2,190
(11%)
 Not Eligible 71
(6%)
2,443
(13%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Ponderosa Elementary is ranked 22nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ponderosa Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (93.8%) is significantly higher than the state average of 58.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Ponderosa Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2009 N/A
2010 1072
2011 1165
2012 1145

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2009 N/A
2010 N/A
2011 27.3
2012 26.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2009
2010 0.98507462686567
2011
2012 0.93799126637555

Compare Ponderosa Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,660.0% 26.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 93.8%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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